The Aims of Drama Therapy


  • To foster development of communication,
    cooperative sharing and social skills
  • To creatively explore ideas, social issues and
    relationships using drama and theatre techniques
  • To enable the individual to feel heard and understood by others
  • To increase emotional literacy through the exploration of feelings
  • To develop concepts of responsibility of self and others in relationships in order to promote increased self-esteem, confidence and healthier ways of functioning
  • To promote multi-sensory learning
  • To aid learning and improve understanding within the curriculum

"It helped me listen more in class and now I put my hand
up more and talk louder than before." Leo, Aged 10